9781412970129

Juvenile Justice : The Essentials

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412970129

  • ISBN10:

    1412970121

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/30/2009
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

This textbook presents an overview of the major subject areas in juvenile justice, with some of the latest research available from books, journal articles, and government documents. It includes special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects, with practical examples of justice in action, laws, policies, and programs in juvenile justice.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Defining and Measuring Juvenile Delinquency
The History of Juvenile Justice
Causes of Delinquency: Rational Choice and Individual Explanations
Sociological Explanations of Delinquency
Correlates and Causes of Delinquency
Police and Juveniles
Due Process and Juveniles' Rights
Juvenile Detention and Court Intake
Transfer to Criminal Court
The Juvenile Court Process
Juvenile Corrections: Institutional and Residential
Juvenile Probation and Community Corrections
Restorative Justice
The Future of Juvenile Justice
References
Index
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